If you regularly exercise during the workday, be sure to plan ahead with a well-packed gym bag. You'll want to pack, at a minimum, the following:
- A fresh set of clothing and socks -- Consider synthetic fabrics that won't soak up sweat like cotton does (and some synthetics will breathe better, too).
- Sneakers (or another type of athletic shoe appropriate to the sport or class you like)
- Travel-size personal hygiene products -- To get clean post-exercise, be sure to include products such as shampoo and conditioner, body cleanser, deodorant or antiperspirant, a comb or hairbrush, and a stash of bandages and pain relievers.
- And don't forget a towel.